Shirley Sherrod

J. Scott Applewhite - STAFF,JSA SMC**DC** - Caption Writer
Shirley Sherrod, the black Agriculture Department employee who was vindicated after being fired when a blogger posted an edited video that appeared to show her making racist remarks, recounts her ordeal to the congregation of the Metropolitan A.M.E. Church in Washington, Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010. Sherrod said she was sustained by her Christian faith during her ouster as Georgia's director of rural development last July. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Shirley Sherrod, the black Agriculture Department employee who was vindicated after being fired when a blogger posted an edited video that appeared to show her making racist remarks, recounts her ordeal to the congregation of the Metropolitan A.M.E. Church in Washington, Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010. Sherrod said she was sustained by her Christian faith during her ouster as Georgia's director of rural development last July.

Shirley Sherrod, the black Agriculture Department employee who was vindicated after being fired when a blogger posted an edited video that appeared to show her making racist remarks, recounts her ordeal to the congregation of the Metropolitan A.M.E. Church in Washington, Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010. Sherrod said she was sustained by her Christian faith during her ouster as Georgia's director of rural development last July. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)